From 16-17 September, Hemsedal will host a trail building school School as part of the Tråkk 'n' Roll trail development project. The project aims to create growth in the Hallingdal region through sustainable trail development. Due to the increased interest and use of recreation trails, a shorter winter and longer summer season, new usage patterns and climate change, the need for sustainable (and maintainable) trails has become even more important.
At the upcoming trail building school you’ll learn the theory and practice behind the sustainable development of trails, as well as how we can continue to enjoy the positive effects of increased use, without degrading the quality of the trails for future users and generations. The content is based on IMBA’s guidelines for sustainable trail building and maintenance.
Trail experts Mark McClure and Gary Hampson will lead this 2 day training. Both are very experienced trail builders and educators and has been working on several projects in the region since 2015. The training will be in English.
There is an open enrollment for this course (max. 25 persons) and we hope as many as possible different stakeholder groups would like to join. Whether you are a walking enthusiast, mountain biker, land owner, municipal employee or private entrepreneurs. The Tråkk 'n' Roll project and affiliated partners will cover the largest part of the participant fee, although participants are expected to pay NOK 1000 for this 2 day course, including course materials and lunch on Sunday.
Want to know more? Take a look at this video to get an impression last years trail building school.
Tråkk 'n' Roll is a learning arena-by mountain bikers, for mountain bikers. We appreciate your thoughts and suggestions, about the Step 'n' Roll in General and about the arenas we build. We learn by listening.